Barry McTiernan & Moore’s Manhattan office is currently seeking an Associate Attorney to join our General Litigation group. BMM is seeking an Associate with 4 to 7 years of experience handling the defense of NYS Labor law, general liability and property damage claims. Candidates must possess experience in all phases of pre-trial litigation as well as strong organization, writing and analytical skills. We value collaboration and diversity among our team members and seek to make the practice of law a rewarding experience. Trial experience not required but a plus.
Represent clients in all phases of litigation, including NYS Labor Law and general liability claims from initiation to trial.
Meticulous compliance with firm and client billing and reporting guidelines.
Attend court appearances, hearings, depositions, and case management conferences.
Conduct complex legal research and discovery.
Draft discovery demands and responses, motions, case evaluation summaries, settlement agreements, pleadings, and legal memoranda and other case handling materials in response to client guidelines.
Requirements: Experience and Qualifications
4-7 years as an Associate Attorney in a defense firm.
Superior court knowledge and experience arguing cases.
Superior case management and advocacy skills.
Experience drafting briefs and pleadings.
Experience taking and defending depositions.
Demonstrate strong organizational skills, time management and adherence to strict deadlines.
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and driven with a commitment to excellence.